Job: Pumping Plant Electrician
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Position is located in Tucson, Arizona.
To perform a variety of electrical work related to the operation, maintenance, repair, trouble-shooting and installation of electrical and electronic equipment on the Central Arizona Project (CAP). Such equipment includes pumping and generating plants, substations and headquarters facilities, check structures and turnouts, which are critical to the efficient and safe delivery of water to the customer.
DUTIES (An asterisk next to the duty signifies that it is considered to be an "essential function" of the job)
* 1. Maintains, tests, repairs and troubleshoots complex electrical and electronic systems. 40%
* 2. Performs switching of high voltage equipment (certified switchman) under safe clearance procedures. 10%
3. Operates overhead cranes and hoists to safely, economically and efficiently install and maintain equipment owned or to be maintained by the CAP. 10%
* 4. Checks, revises and updates electrical schematics, drawing and diagrams as required. Maintains continuing records of all calibration tests on equipment along with files of preventive maintenance records. 10%
* 5. Works under the direction of a supervisor or a work leader, but because of the remote locations, must possess the ability to make independent decisions to complete work assignments in a timely and safe manner. 10%
* 6. Proficiently uses tools and equipment common to the trade to adjust, repair, calibrate, install and test electrical equipment. 20%
Skills / Requirements
Education, Training and Experience: Completion of an approved apprenticeship training program or equivalent training and experience in a closely related field such as Industrial Plant Electrician.
Three (3) years experience as a Journeyman Electrician in the related field, or completion of a CAP apprenticeship program.
Certifications or Licenses: Must have completed a State Certified Apprenticeship program for Industrial Electrician or Protective Relay Technician, or have an equivalent combination of education, experience and demonstrated ability. Functional testing is required.
2. CRITICAL THINKING AND DECISION MAKING
Independence: May work independently under minimal supervision. Proceeds on own initiative while being responsible for safety, quality and performance of assigned tasks. Works under the direction of a Supervisor or Work Leader, but because of the remote locations must possess the ability to make independent decisions to complete work assignments in a timely and safe manner.
Impact: Analyzes engineering and manufacturer's data. Develops and follows test procedures in accordance with engineering and manufacturer's specifications. Applies IEEE and other industry standards to test equipment. Interprets, evaluates, and provides recommendations from test data. Provides preliminary designs to engineering on equipment modifications.
3. INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS AND CONTACTS
Type: Communicates with a number of people within the CAP organization including but not limited to managers, supervisors, engineers, work leaders, electricians, control center operators, and clearance coordinators. It is also necessary to confer with engineers, technicians, consultants, and representatives of outside organizations and utilities.
Purpose: Communicates for the purpose of transferring test results, interpretation of data, coordinating work on equipment, issuing and releasing clearances, verifying meter readings and maintaining a level of safety in remote locations.
4. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY
May be required to fill in on a temporary basis for work leaders or supervisors. These assignments are usually of short duration (1-2 weeks). May act as temporary work leader on large projects requiring instructing, assigning, reviewing and planning work.
Interested candidates must apply online at www.cap-az.com/jobs to be considered. EOE